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last year's drought in texas, and man-made climate change. a new study found that man-made heat made the texas drought roughly 20 times more likely. >> there definitely is a connection between greenhouse gases and extreme weather. we're seeing very strong evidence to suggest that not all, but many of the extremes that we're seeing around the planet are being enhanced by greenhouse gases. >> and every day in this record setting heat takes more of jeff fischer's crop and his livelihood away. >> it's stressful. it's stressful on myself and my family my father and i. this is a family farm. and we've watched it go down and down and down. >> reporter: noaa scientists meanwhile, are not saying that climate change causes any one specific drought like the one in illinois. they are saying the science is good enough now, they can lay odds on the connection. lee and erica? >> wyatt andrews, thank you. >>> security for this month's london olympics is a massive operation as you can imagine. on tuesday some residents who found themselves on the frontlines of olympic security
is the governor of texas and he said yesterday, no matter who you are or what office you're running for, you should be as transparent as you can be. do you disagree with governor perry? >> well norah, i heard the clip you played just before i came on. his words were within reason. i think releasing a few years or two years plus the one coming up is reasonable given the past practice. >> i mean there is this. that is the governor who can is simply answer all the critics of those who say he has something to hide. then move on to the economy. the issue he wants to talk about. >> well charlie, look the fact is when you have the tax returns that are released a lot of information comes out understandable, but there's no credible claim that mitt romney's done anything wrong. >> why not let him prove that and show that he like other candidates, is prepared to show you exactly the kind of tax rate he had been paying and why. and that in fact he's proud of the success that he has had as an earner as a business executive and as someone who has achieved american success. >> well i don't t
started. >> she came to denver from texas, wanted to start a career for herself in the media business and go on to bigger things. >> she loved sports. hockey in particular. she was working to become a reporter. adrian dieter was a men r mentor. >> you knew something was there. there was a spark in her. >> her boyfriend is a minor league hockey player in colorado. after learning of her death, he tweeted 140 could never do you justice. nor could all the words in this world. never wanted to fall asleep because it meant missing time with you. >> she would make friends with anybody she could. she would step up and offer herself to anybody. >> eerily, almost unbelievely, jessica was involved in a recent shooting at a toronto mall last month when a gunman shot five people. she was standing in the very spot just minutes before. jessica blogged about that experience writing, "i say all the time that every moment we have to live our life is a blessing. every hug from a family member, every laugh we share with friends. even the times in solitude are all blessings. every second of every day is a
and then it pushed down to texas and it erupted yesterday with all that terrible flooding. it has now tracked back to the northern portion of the united states. we will see gray skies in the northeast and the mid-atlantic today with a rain chance. the bigger picture is going to show us rain around the spine of the rocky mountains. on the backside of that, i'm telling you, for a portion of the country that people think is the gray pacific northwest, it is anything but gray. i'm telling you, this is a beautiful spot to be, spokane bend, redding. i'm talking temperatures, lovely for this time of year. and a lot of sunshine. enjoy it all everybody. that's a quick look at the national picture. here now is a closer look at the weather for your weekend. that's going to do it for weather. over to you nancy. >>> lonnie, thanks so much. it has been six months since the cruise ship costa concordia hit a rock and capsized near giglio, ita italy. >> relatives the people who died visited the island off tuscany for a solemn ceremony of remembrance. elizabeth palmer was there. >> a mass on the six-month anniversa
from texas to connecticut. >> i'm gayle king. a key figure in jerry sandusky's child sex abuse case may finally be coming forward. >>> a revealing look at bruce springsteen and will ferrell is in studio 57. >>> first, we begin with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> great weather. enthusiasm on the part of the people here in london. i think you're going to see terrific games. >> mitt romney rice to defuse olympic outrage. >> questioned whether london was ready to host the olympic games. >> questioned whether we're ready. are we ready? >> of course, it's easier if you hold the olympic games -- >> utah is not in the middle of nowhere. it's in the northwest corner of nowhere. [ laughter ] >> extreme weather from the great plains to the northeast. >> oh, yeah. powerful. ripping things up like crazy. >> knocking out power to more than 200,000 people. >> elmira, new york, a possible tornado. >> worried about getting my son out. >> one of jerry sandusky's victims releases voice males left on his phone days before his arrest. >> when you get this message, give me a call
to their deaths. >>> in south texas, flash flooding several roads completely covered with water. the area is still under a flood warning. >>> video that you have to see as some vacationers go fishing. >> oh, [ bleep ]! >> all that -- >> oh! >> why would i marry her if i was going to kill her? i would go out to dinner with her to kill her? what the [ bleep ] is the matter with you? >> and all that matters. >> basketball coach pat summitt, battling early onset dementia, receiving a high profile award last night. >> i'm going to keep on keeping on. i promise you that. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i'm good, thank you very much. >> i'm here. >> no, i appreciate it. you just head on out. >> ok. cool. >> that guy has been shadowing me all week. [ laughter ] >> hey, sanchez, good luck with that all season. [ laughter ] >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." it is 7:00 a.m. in the west. the charges are powerful and disturbing. longtime penn state football coach joe paterno and other officials, including the university's president and athletic director, covered up child sexual abuse allegations against jerry sa
is the governor of texas. and he said yesterday that no matter who you are, or what office you are running for, you should be as transparent as you can be. do you disagree with governor perry? >> well, norah, i heard the clip that you played just before i came on, and his words were within reason. and i think releasing a few years or two years worth of tax returns plus the one coming up is reasonable. given the past practice. >> there is this. and that is the governor who can and simply answer all the critics of those who say he has something to hide by proving he doesn't have something to hide and then move on to the economy, the issue he wants to talk about. >> well, charlie, look, the fact is that when you have the tax returns that are released, you know, a lot of information comes out understandable. but there's no credible claim that mitt romney's done anything wrong. i mean -- >> then why not let him prove that and show that he like other candidates is prepared to show you exactly the kind of tax rate he has been paying, and why? and that in fact he's proud of the success that he has had
of bombings across iraq this morning with more than 100 others injured. >> from the south of texas, at least 11 people have died after their truck slammed into two large trees. >> protesters storm anaheim police headquarters demanding answers after a deadly officer-involved shooting. >> oh, look who decided to hit the mall for a little shopping. a baby bear wandered into a sears store. >> all that matters. >> use that vice president to raise money and take on the president. >> has he hold you who it's going to be? >> no, he hasn't. but i expect a call later today. >> ernie ells is a major champion again. >> i think i'm going to blow that thing off. ♪ >> welcome to cbs this morning. we begin with the latest on the largest mass shooting in american history. alleged gunman james eagan holmes is due in court this morning. >> jeff is at the scene of the shooting in aurora, colorado. good morning to you, jeff. >> reporter: good morning to you and our viewers across the west. we watched a vigil last night, an extraordinary outpouring of support here in aurora. this as the president reminded the n
if any are americans. >>> in south texas, flash flooding, several roads completely covered with water. the area still under a flash flood warning. >> it's video that you pretty much have to see to believe as vacationers go fishing. >> it's a big -- >> all that. >> why would i marry her if i was going to kill her? i would go out to dinner with her to kill her? what's the matter with you. >> and all that matters. >> basketball coach pat summitt battling early onset dementia receiving a high-profile award. >> i'm going to keep on keeping on. i promise you that. >> on "cbs this morning." >> no i'm good. >> i'm here. >> no i appreciate it. just head on out. >> that guy has been shadowing me all week. >> sanchez, good luck with that all season. [ laughter ] captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." many people associated with penn state university holding their breath this morning. former fbi director louis freeh is releeszing the results of his investigation into the jerry sandusky sex abuse case. >> some people connected to the case are putting
. they're just everywhere. >> you have ticks in missouri and crickets in texas spurred on by the hot and dry conditions that have pushed insect reproductive timetables up. the onslaught of bugs is great for the predators who live off them. along with other rodents, bats in texas are digesting the delectables and this in turn are being consumed by snakes. copper heads in arkansas are moving into home gardens where the pickings are prime. bites are predictably on the upswing this year. >> the snakes are out. the people are out and they're going to come into contact. >> all of this because of the bonanza of bugs. for some the fun is over. >> i'm going to kill her. >> consider the may flies in minnesota. their parched carcasses now litter the sidewalks. in some cases, quite deeply. >> they're knee deep. >> knee deep? >> knee deep in may flies. >> it sounds almost sweet to be knee-deep in may flies. unless you really are. >> for "cbs this morning," dean reynolds in chicago. >> knee-deep. >> i don't know want to be knee-deep in may flies or >>> it is a surprise weddi
of everything from food to gasoline. and anna warner is in jonestown, texas. >> reporter: good morning viewers in the west. i'm at the edge of lake travis, a popular recreation spot for many texans. but what it's going to cost them to drive here and eat out here when they get here isn't the only problem. it's what they're going to see when they get here. normally this looks like a lake. right now, it looks like a river. water levels here have dropped 30 feet. the biggest drought in more than half a century is leaving fields from ohio to california dried up and desperate for rain. >> we have never seen a drought like this. you can see first hand how depleted, how serious this matter is, this drought. >> the department of agriculture estimates that nearly 40% of the nation's corn crop is in poor condition, which economist crit hertz says is bound to have a ripple effect on the economy. >> well, there's no question this is a major drought and it will cost tens of billions of dollars. >> here's why. according to the usda, corn accounts for more than 90% of feed grain production. so as the price of
a noticeable impact on the price of everything from food to gasoline and anna werner is in jonestown, texas. good morning, anna. >> reporter: good morning, nora and charlie. we're at the edge of lake travis which is a popular recreation spot for many texans but the problem is not going to be just how much it costs them to drive here or to eat out here, but what they're going to see when they get here. parts of a lake are virtually dried up. the water should be right here at my feet. instead, it's 30 feet down. the biggest drought in more than half a century is leaving fields from ohio to california dried up and desperate for rain. >> we've never seen a drought like this. you can see firsthand how depleted, how serious this matter is this drought. >> reporter: the department of agriculture estimates that nearly 40% of the nation's corn crop is in poor condition, which economist chris hurt says is bound to have a ripple effect on the economy. >> well, there's no question this is a major drought, and it's going to cost tens of billions of dollars. >> reporter: here's why
america's number two oil-producing state, behind texas. the oil boom is are drawing north dakota's landscape and also creating opportunity for thousands of unemployed americans. >> but "60 minutes" correspondent byron pitts says that prosperity has a price. byron, good to see you. when i think oil, i don't think north dakota. >> right, but it's big there. it's big there. unemployment in north dakota is currently at 3%. there are "help wanted" signs at every street corner, but as we've discovered, there is no easy way to handle a boom quite like this. known for the broad-shouldered beauty of its great plains and the broadish nature of its winters, north dakota has long been the least populated state in the country. >> all aboard! >> reporter: but north dakota is changing. every day, men mostly, pour in from across the nation, men like steven reisinger from montana, where unemployment is 13%. >> i heard about all this big money, so i thought i could get a little piece of that pie, i suppose. >> reporter: and here's why. there is an oil boom in north dakota. unemployment is virtuall
humphries and his graduate students at the university of texas they were able to hack into the gps signals of the drone. not only manipulating its flight path while it was flying over white sands new mexico, but later landing one. >> you can think of this as hijacking the plane from a distance. you are as if you're at the controls of the plane because you've now captured the autopilot's sense of its own navigation solution and you can manipulate it left or right, up or down. >> the exercise done in conjunction with the department of homeland security would seem to raise some concerns about vulnerabilities and the domestic use of drones or unmanned aerial vehicles. >> i see this as causing trouble in the skies. i wouldn't want to be living under skies where that was easy to do. >> no longer a tool used strictly by the military to take out terrorists overseas, drones of all shapes and sizes will soon be in our skies here at home. for surveillance missions by local police departments, energy companies looking to build pipelines, farmers looking to feed thirsty crops. >> unmanned systems are a
running at the twins/rangers game in arlington, texas, yesterday. the boom was so loud, it actually shook the television cameras. the game was held up by rain for 46 minutes. welcome back to "cbs this morning." you feel that one in your bones. >> like incoming fire, didn't it? >>> there's a surprising development this morning in the case of natalie wood. the investigation was reopened eight months ago, 30 years after she died off the coast of los angeles. as bill whitaker reports, the l.a. coroner's office changed the cause of death from accident to undetermined. >> it's one of hollywood's most enduring mysteries, what really happened the night actress natalie wood drowned while boating off catalina island. >> if you don't like this has been changed to undetermined or unresolved, that means it's not over. >> it was thanksgiving weekend 1981. wood and her husband, actor robert wagner, were enjoying the holiday on board the "splendour" with friend and fellow actor, christopher walken. at daylight, wood's body was found floating in the water. investigators called it an accident. speculating
in california, texas, illinois. >> i think that's one of the common misconceptions. you're talking about nine battleground states and millions of voters they're trying to reach. the tiny amount of people. >> the rest of america don't see the campaign. for those who do, they see it morning, noon and night. at a certain point, they're so frustrated with it because it's all negative. >> as a republican strategist, do you believe that mitt romney defended himself well here or that he should be -- >> no, i don't. >> exactly. >> anyone who knew bain. i was a student and professor. bain is one of the most respected companies for what it does. you wanted to work for bain because you knew the success. no one realizes that now. because all they see are the failures of bain. they haven't seen the successes of bain. >> there was another incident which happened in which a person in an audience described the president as a monster and mitt romney said no, while i understand why you're angry, that's not the thing to say. does that matter in terms of a perception of him? >> it matters in terms of we want our
died tuesday at his home in el paso, texas. >>> i he played george jefferson on all in the family years ago. norman lear who created the famous sitcoms spoke to cbs news about the man he hand-picked to be archie bunker's foil. >> i'm writing a memoir. i'm just almost finished writing about the jeffersons. so he's been very much on my mind a number of days. and then this terrible news. sherman hemsley, he's somebody you don't expect to die. you just -- a life force you expect will always be there. he was a very quiet introspective love of a man. he was sweet. he was extremely sweet. he became that when he was called to act. but you could -- you know, you could be sitting anywhere and say, give me some of jefferson. he'd do it. this was a lovely man. >> after the jefferson, he starred in amen and appeared in other tv shows and movies. sherman hemsley was 74 years old. >>> this morning's "healthwatch," new york city's soda war, for weeks we've reported on the mayor's proposal to ban big sugary drinks. >> as seth doane reports, city officials just got an earful at a public hearing on that p
in the deaths of two people in texas. >> the he wave making drought conditions worse, rivaling the infamous dust bowl of the 1930s. >> i don't think there is any saving it even if you get rain. >> firefighters in northern california lost their first house. nearly 200 more homes are threatened. >> gop being tested today with heathrow expecting the busiest day on record. athletes are starting to arrive to the games. >> tour de france, tacks being thrown on the course. popping 30 tires. >> all that. >> spike lee has a souvenir. >> make a movie out of that one. >> all of that matters. >> watch what happens when bruce springsteen singing with paul mccartney, the mike were turned off even as the crowd chants. >> flavor flav hijacked an airplane loudspeaker. >> let me hear you say flavor flav. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as summer heats up so does the race for the white house. some republicans agreeing with the obama campaign on one issue this morning, the immediate for mitt romney to release additional tax returns. >> but here is what's interesting. the motivations on the opposing sides are qui
and businesses overnight. the fast-moving line of storms stretched from texas to connecticut. terrell brown is in brooklyn, new york. good morning. >> reporter: welcome to folks in the west. but here in the east they really got hit by the storm. lightning hit this building, and a 61-year-old man was struck and killed. in manhattan, more dramatic lightning strikes and heavy rain as a line of fast-moving and powerful storms raced across more than half the country. in el myra, new york, trees and power lines are down and this nearby roof was shredded after a possible tornado touched down. a youtube user in rockland county captured an explosion ripping through his backyard when a tree knocked down a high tension power line. the severe weather stretched throughout new york to parts of pennsylvania, connecticut, new jersey, and the ohio river valley. in cleveland, four workers were hurt when high winds nearly blew them off their scaffolding. at 10 stories in the air, they were forced to smash the building's windows to get to safety. one inch of hail was reported, and streets are flooded in clevel
for the predators who live off of them. along with other rodents, bats in texas are digesting the dlektables, and they in turn are being consumed by snakes. copperheads in arkansas are moving into home gardens where the pickings are prime. bites are predictably on the upswing this year. >> the snakes are out, and if people are out, and they are going to come into contact. >> reporter: all of this because of the bonanza of bugs. but for some, the fun is over. >> i'm going to go ahead and kill her. >> reporter: consider the mayflies in minnesota. their parched carcasses now litter the sidewalks. in some cases, quite deeply. >> they are knee-deep. >> knee-deep? >> yeah. knee-deep in may flies. >> reporter: it sounds almost sweet to be knee-deep in mayflies, unless you really are knee-deep in mayflies. for "cbs this morning," dean reynolds in chicago. >> knee-deep. >>> it is a surprise wedding news of the year. north korea's new leader, kim jong-un, is married. his wife was introduced world on wednesday and her pop star past. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." abracadabra. hershey's milk chocol
raft. in another, a couple from texas. elise and cole. >> i'm guessing it's going to be very wet and we might fall. so i'm kind of nervous. >> reporter: our adventure begins placidly enough through dramatic red rocks and ever changing current. you might spot a mountain goat grazing onshore. with travis as my guide, we conquer ledges. it was one called sunshine that got us. the raft flipped, i went under, time slowed, then the safety instructions kicked in. hold your breath, put your feet out in front, let the river flush you out. it wasn't graceful, but it worked. travis was apologetic. >> we just have a really light, small boat, so kind of had its way with you. not looking for this ride, we have bigger boats to get into. >> oh, don't worry. this is fun. seriously. this is fun. >> how bad does it look? >> it didn't look bad at all. >> she might be being a little generous. it was hilarious. >> it was funny. i know. >> i was on the verge of tears on the boat. >> i really enjoy showing people the river, getting them wet. as long as they're having a good time, i'm having a good time. that's
in texas. she did not like what she saw. >> if people are seeing me the way i see myself, i wasn't okay with that. >> that's why christina went to see plastic surgeon, dr. jason diamond. who says picking out a new chin is like shopping for shoes. they come in all shapes and sizes. >> the way an implant works is it sits right on the bottom of the jawbone just like that to give it an extra little projection. >> on average, the surgery costs $5,000. it takes about a week to recover. >> what people are going for is a strong sharp line. you don't want to see wavy lines and little things hanging over. you want to see a crisp, sharp line. >> since the recession ended, cosmetic procedures are again on the rise. in just the past year there's been a 71% jump in the number of chin implants. a greater increase than breast implementation, botox and liposuction combined. it's not just women taking it on the chin. more than half of all chin implants were for guys. >> when your patients come in do they say i want to look like x, y, z. one is jennifer lopez and halle berry. >> r
from texas. elise and cole. >> i'm guessing it's going to be very wet and we might fall. so i'm kind of nervous. >> reporter: our adventure begins placidly enough through dramatic red rocks and ever-changing currents. you might spot a mountain goat grazing onshore. with travis as my guide, we caught the rapid named wall slammer, bone eater, one called sunshine, that got us. the raft flipped. i went under. time slowed. then the safety instructions kicked in. hold your breath. put your feet in front, let the river flush you out. it wasn't graceful, but it worked. travis was apologetic. >> a really light boat. so kind of had its way with us. bigger boats you can get into. >> don't worry. this is fun. seriously. this is fun. >> reporter: hoe bad did it look? >> it didn't look bad at all. >> she might have been a little generous. hilarious. >> it was very funny. >> i was -- at the verge of tears. >> i really enjoy showing people the river, getting them wet. as long as they're having a good time, i'm having a good time. that's what it's all about. >> reporter: really, on this day for travi
two americans held hostage by tribesmen. >> lightning, blamed in the deaths of two people in texas. >> the heat wave making drought conditions worse, rivaling the infamous dust bowl of the 1930s. >> i don't think there's any saving it even if you got rain. it's too late. >> firefighters in northern california lost their first house. nearly 200 more homes are threatened. >> being tested today with heathrow expecting the busiest day on record. athletes started arriving. the tour de france has been overshadowed by sabotage. one of 30 ride others to suffer a puncture. >> all that. >> spike lee has a souvenir. >> make a movie out of that one. >> and all that matters. >> >> he may be the boss but somebody has more authority than bruce springsteen. >> they turned off the singers' mikes as the crowd chanted. >> flavor flav hijacked an airplane loud speaker. >> we are in the -- >> let me hear you say flav flav. captioning funded by cbs >>> well come "cbs this morning." as the summer heats up, so does the race for the white house. some republicans are agreeing with the obama campaign on one
is expanding, auditioning new members in new york, florida and texas. >> i have a very specific vision. so i just won't stop until i think it looks really great. >> you are an inspiration. >> the ladies may move like mythical mermaids, but they all have day jobs. mary jeanette just finished law school. >> swimming at night and studying by day. >> now she's studying for the bar exam while keeping her skills sharp. >> we all have to train in competitive and keep our skills like treading water, kicking, being able to support ourselves in the water to be able to do this. >> and smile? >> and smile. that's the most important thing. >> wearing pink lipstick and a smile, the aqua lilies are driving into the very pool where esther williams trained. times may change, but bathe i beauties will always be in style. for "cbs this morning," bill whitak whitaker, beverly hills. >> they're looking good. we that's one smart baby. just like her mom. >>> the suspect in the colorado shootings, james holmes, will make his first court appearance this morning. cbs news will bring you live coverage in a special rep
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